Updated: Oct 6, 2019
On Sat. Sept 21 - several PPG members headed to Hamilton to try out their pickleball skills in their very first tournament, The Hamilton Steel Town Showdown at Hill Park Recreation Center.
The weather was extremely hot and humid making for a very tiring day, but many of our members came home winners:
3.0 Ladies Doubles
Debbie Burton & Sandra Monahan won gold.
Louise Gariepy & Eris Laws won the bronze.
3.0 mixed doubles.
Debbie Burton & Dave Burton (hubby) won gold.
Louise Gariepy & Francois Faust won the silver.
Marc Surrette & Eris Laws won the bronze.
3.0 Mens Doubles
Dave Burton & Bruce Hayward took home silver.
4.0 Ladies Doubles
Stacey Hurley & Ping Wong won silver.
Other teams representing PPG were:
Pat Moore & Margaret Yahiro, Bill Walraven & Alan Kogon
The charity tournament ran by the Kawamotos and many volunteers managed to raise $8577. 65 for Ronald McDonald House and was a huge success. Lots of good fun and laughter was had by all as seen in the photos taken